Humboldt County Historical Society


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Back issues of the Humboldt Historian are available for purchase in the bookstore or by phone order. Due to the wide variation in shipping and handling costs, issues cannot be purchased online. Please call (707) 445-4342, Wednesday through Friday, 12:30-6:30 PM to place your order. Bulk discounts are available!

Dear Mad'm: Who Was She?

Dear Mad'm: Who Was She?

from 11.65

By Peter & Elizabeth Lismer. Written by Stella Patterson's grand-nephew and his wife, this book answers the questions that poured in after the publication of Dear Mad'm. It tells the story of Stella's life before and after her adventure in the Siskiyou Mountains. Orphaned at seven, she led a life of adventure and accomplishments - teacher, artist, pianist, wife, mother, adventurer, and above all a writer and storyteller. Member price: $11.65

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